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Wall St. drops as Brexit strikes again  22h43 22 octobre
U.S. stocks ended lower Tuesday after British lawmakers rejected a timetable for Brexit, which offset positive U.S. third-quarter earnings. Conway G. Gittens has the rundown.
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Earnings season looking better than expected -Winthrop Capital  20h01 22 octobre
With 100 companies in the S&P 500 reporting results, earnings season is going so well, Winthrop Capital’s Greg Hahn believes earnings forecasts heading into next year may be too low. Conway G. Gittens sat down with the firm’s co-founder.
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Biogen resurrects Alzheimer’s drug, stock soars  17h00 22 octobre
Shares of Biogen skyrocketed roughly 40 percent Tuesday after the biotech company said it will now seek approval for an Alzheimer’s drug after abandoning the drug earlier this year.
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Prosus 6 bln Just Eat bid sets up food fight with Takeaway  15h26 22 octobre
Dutch internet conglomerate Prosus made an unsolicited 6.3 billion cash bid to buy British food delivery firm Just Eat Plc on Tuesday, using its superior financial firepower to try to scupper an all share offer from Dutch rival Takeaway.com. Francis Maguire reports.
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Air taxi startups race for the skies  15h25 22 octobre
Air taxi startup Lilium is to expand production after its prototype achieved speeds in excess of 100 km h (62 mph), the German firm said on Tuesday - while rival Volocopter has taken a ’milestone’ test flight in Singapore. David Pollard reports.
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McDonald’s shares drop after rare profit miss  14h51 22 octobre
McDonald’s reported a quarterly profit that missed Wall Street estimates for the first time in two years as it invested heavily in sprucing up U.S. outlets and speeding up delivery, sending its shares down 4 percent. Yahaira Jacquez reports.
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UBS tightens investment banking belt as earnings slide continues  11h54 22 octobre
Swiss bank UBS is axing high-paying investment banking staff after a disappointing performance at the division prompted a 16% slide in third-quarter net profit and put the group’s 2019 profit goals further out of reach. Francis Maguire reports.
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Uniqlo ad sparks protests and parody in S. Korea  11h47 22 octobre
A commercial by Japanese clothing brand Uniqlo has stirred a consumer backlash in South Korea amid accusations that it mocks victims of wartime forced labor and brothel workers, reopening deep wounds from Japan’s colonial past. Francesca Lynagh reports.
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European shares dip after flood of earnings  11h36 22 octobre
European shares inched lower on Tuesday as investors sifted through a mixed bag of corporate earnings and eyed the latest developments on U.S.-China trade talks and Brexit. David Pollard reports.
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Sources: SoftBank offers WeWork 5 billion buyout  23h10 21 octobre
SoftBank has made a 5 billion debt financing offer to keep WeWork afloat as part of a deal that would make the Japanese technology conglomerate the majority owner of the struggling U.S. office-space sharing start-up, people familiar with the matter said on Monday. Tamara Lindstrom reports.
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Multinationals and industrials to set earnings tone -portfolio manager  22h54 21 octobre
Earnings season heats up this week with a key focus on multinational and industrial companies providing clues on the health of U.S. businesses, Fiduciary Trust Intertnational’s Amy Kong told Reuters’ Conway G. Gittens
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Trade hopes lift stocks but Boeing slumps  22h41 21 octobre
Wall Street finished higher on renewed hopes the U.S. and China are making progress on ending their trade war but Boeing shares slumped after a number of analyst downgrades. Conway G. Gittens has the Wall Street wrap.
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U.S.-China trade tensions still simmer after deal  17h50 21 octobre
The world’s two biggest economies have announced an early stage trade deal that has dialed down the rhetoric but tensions remain.
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Breakingviews TV: IMF checked  17h19 21 octobre
Global growth forecasts are down again, and central bankers and even finance ministers are up against the limits of what they can do. Trade wars conducted by presidents and prime ministers are beyond the scope of the financiers’ powers, as Swaha Pattanaik explains.
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Drug companies’ settlement avoids first federal opioid trial  17h16 21 octobre
Four large drug companies reached a last-minute, 260 million legal settlement over their role in the U.S. opioid addiction epidemic, averting the first federal trial that was scheduled to start Monday morning in Cleveland. Jillian Kitchener has more.